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Sweet Briar College

Business/Commerce, General (52.0101)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Business Management
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BA
2010 CIP Code: 520101

Credit HoursProgram Offered
On-Campus:YesYes
Off-Campus:YesYes

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Date of Last Council Action (mm/yyyy)  BCHE
Date Program Placed on Probation:  BCHE
Date Program Closed:  
BCHE - Before Council of Higher Education
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-1820239
2018-1932376
2019-20212814
2020-21182110
2021-221678

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 2,050

Average time-to-completion in years (transfer students)Average credits-to-completion (transfer students)




The table to the right provides the degree award history of each the last five years, disaggregated by state residency. This breakout may may help explain why a relatively low percentage of program completers may appear to be working in Virginia.



Program Graduates by Domicile
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateTotal
2017-18459
2018-19246
2019-208614
2020-217310
2021-22448
Five Year Summary252247
Distribution by Gender and Race/Ethnicity within Five-year Totals,


YearForeign/ InternationalAfrican Am. or Black (NH)Am. Indian/ Native Am. (NH)Asian/ Pacific Islander (NH)HispanicWhite, Caucasian Am. (NH)Multi-Race (NH)Unknown/ Unreported (NH)Total
Sum of the Last 5 Years1200473281347



Wages Earned in 2020

The table below shows the wage data for the select program and places it in the context of all wages at the same degree level of this institution by graduates with at least three (3) quarters of employment.





Post-Completion Wage Outcomes
Graduation YearGrads (n)Grads w/Wages (n)25th PercentileMedian Wage75th Percentile
2009-10 (10 years)8246%$36,773$53,237$76,087
2011-12 (8 years)9742%$32,065$56,323$75,793
2014-15 (5 years)10928%$31,981$47,574$58,836
2016-17 (3 years)9026%$26,488$44,052$58,848
2018-19 (18 months)6431%$24,029$34,166$47,379



Student Debt of Graduates
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Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2012-13 to 2016-175360.9%$ 19,500$ 27,000$ 30,372$ 42,788
2013-14 to 2017-184868.6%$ 19,500$ 25,750$ 29,711$ 42,319
2014-15 to 2018-194268.9%$ 14,000$ 25,750$ 28,737$ 42,788
2015-16 to 2019-203769.8%$ 20,500$ 27,000$ 30,278$ 33,250
2016-17 to 2020-213571.4%$ 20,500$ 27,000$ 31,151$ 35,500
Note: Student borrowing at graduation, excludes PLUS loans, in five-year rollups. Includes all known institutionally-processed borrowing occuring at all public and nonprofit institutions in Virginia. Debt accrued outside Virginia in prior postsecondary activity is not available.
Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation, Including Parent-PLUS and Grad-PLUS
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2012-13 to 2016-175462.1%$ 27,000$ 50,487$ 51,943$ 70,058
2013-14 to 2017-184868.6%$ 23,250$ 46,159$ 49,704$ 66,209
2014-15 to 2018-194268.9%$ 25,500$ 42,434$ 44,666$ 59,500
2015-16 to 2019-203769.8%$ 26,159$ 36,600$ 44,018$ 61,220
2016-17 to 2020-213571.4%$ 27,000$ 36,600$ 47,895$ 65,571


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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